New government measures to achieve economic development
16/9/2017 12:00 am
[rtl]Activating the mechanisms of the High Committee for Investment and Reconstruction
Baghdad / Sabah
Aware of the need to support and revitalize the investment sector and reconstruction of its importance in the rehabilitation of infrastructure and provide services to citizens and achieve development that would stimulate the economic cycle, the Council of Ministers approved the functions and mechanisms of the work of the Supreme Commission for Investment and Reconstruction, The Council has the right to decide on the core and strategic issues. These tasks are related to investment promotion, drawing up plans for major reconstruction projects, monitoring and removing obstacles. The committee is chaired by the Prime Minister, Dr. Haider Abadi, and includes ministers of finance, planning, housing, industry and minerals, the director of the Prime Minister's Office, the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers, the Governor of the Central Bank and the Chairman of the Investment Authority.
The committee will follow up infrastructure projects, natural resource extraction projects, ports, airports, roads and railways, as well as mineral and petrochemical industries, dams, reservoirs and irrigation projects. He added that the committee will continue to analyze and study the obstacles facing the investment process in order to remove them and have the authority to instruct the National Investment Authority to grant investment licenses once the legal requirements and conditions of the projects submitted to the committee are met.
Al-Hadithi said that the committee has the powers to supervise the allocation of land for strategic projects and to direct the single window to obtain approvals and complete the procedures of the relevant authorities and to adopt a period of time for completion; besides directing the security authorities concerned to remove the excesses from the land intended for investment, Security for investment projects. He stressed that the committee is authorized to issue the necessary decisions for the establishment of infrastructure and delivery of services to the land allocated for investment, as well as follow-up of the implementation of projects commissioned by the sectoral bodies responsible for the investment project to allocate employees working with the investor until the completion of the investment project, pointing out that it is also authorized to facilitate customs and The accompanying entry to implement the projects, as well as reviewing the functions of the single window and enabling it to perform the role for which it was established.
The government, based on its national responsibilities to work for a better future for Iraq, has developed strategies and started implementing long-term plans to promote the economic situation in its industrial, agricultural, commercial and service sectors and not rely on temporary measures that address Term and visionary files in the long term, but to work on drawing up a future vision integrated in a comprehensive institutional framework for all aspects of government work taking into account the future requirements that must be met by Iraq and stems from considerations Interest of future generations.
The Council of Ministers approved the regulatory and national quality policy in Iraq. This step comes within the framework of the government's commitment to the policy of consumer protection and protection of the national product and upgrading the quality specifications and standards and controls of local and imported goods and services provided to citizens and developing the overall economic activities in Iraq, supporting productive sectors and improving the level of health, And contribute to the preservation of public wealth and citizens' funds and ensure their access to goods and services of good quality and high specifications. Al-Hadithi stressed that the activation of these controls will ensure that the goods and services imported or produced in Iraq are suitable for the needs of the consumer and the merchant and governmental institutions in terms of health, safety and safety and do not harm the environment and the national economy and provide effective protection to the consumer base and maintain the interests and protect his health.
The implementation of this policy will ensure the establishment of a modern industrial structure committed to the use of requirements conforming to international standards and the establishment of an integrated national system of controls and quality infrastructure leading to the establishment of a solid industry that can be directed to export surplus. The regulatory and technical regulations in Iraq need to be developed To the requirements of the
global market . Al-Hadithi pointed out that the implementation of the quality policy is compatible with the implementation of several strategies adopted by the government such as activating the private sector, supporting the national industry, poverty alleviation, education strategy, health insurance strategy and environmental protection. Products and services.[/rtl]
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